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Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
August 11 & 12 Events in Charlottesville
We are deeply saddened by the violence in Charlottesville and the ongoing events that continue to threaten our community. We stand against all forms of hatred, racism and bigotry.MORE »
As the nation watches hate groups assemble in Charlottesville this weekend, it is important for those of us who live and work here to uphold our shared values and beliefs. Hate has no place at Monticello, or in our community. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello stands against racism...MORE »
Chef and culinary historian Michael Twitty talks with PBS's NewsHour about his new book on the complicated story of race, culture and food and its legacy today....MORE »
Recently, Charlottesville has been a focal point in the national conversation on race. We have seen crowds gather in our town square to debate essential questions of race and history. We are aware of – and deeply concerned by...MORE »